COVID-19 Wage Subsidy #4 now available

By on 1st October 2021

Fourth COVID-19 Wage Subsidy payment opens today

The Government have announced the fourth round of the COVID-19 wage subsidy.

Applications for the third COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 closed yesterday on Thursday 30 September 2021.

New applications for COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 #4 will open at 9am, Friday 1 October 2021 and will close at 11.59pm Thursday 14 October.

Applying for Wage Subsidy August 2021 #4

  • Businesses that applied for Wage Subsidy #3 and who meet all eligibility criteria for Wage Subsidy #4, can apply for another wage subsidy payment two weeks after their previous applications
  • Work and Income will email businesses who have received Wage Subsidy #3 to let them know when they can apply for Wage Subsidy #4
  • Businesses that didnt apply for Wage Subsidy #3 are welcome to apply for Wage Subsidy #4 from 1 October, providing they meet all the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility criteria

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For all information on the Wage Subsidy, click here.

Resurgence Support payment

The Government announced that a second payment under the RSP scheme will be made available to eligible businesses and organisations which experience a 30% decline in revenue due to the increased alert levels, for the period starting 8 September 2021 and ending immediately before all areas of New Zealand return to alert level 1.ย  Applications for the second payment opened on 17 September.

For more information on the Resurgence Support Payment, click here.

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